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When SC residents are afraid to call the police, technology alerts officers of gunshots

July 06, 2019

““We’re arriving at places where criminal activity has occurred where without detection, we probably wouldn’t be there,” he said. “Now the criminal element, I think they recognize we’re going to be around when they didn’t previously see us. ... That’s changing the culture in the neighborhood.” Changes to the technology in the past decade have resulted in a system that’s less expensive to install, more nimble and accurate, they said.  “I’ve been incredibly pleased with the roll-out,” said Mayor Steve Benjamin. “We’ve found it to be an incredibly useful (tool).”” (read full article here)